Category: Adult

Five ways to get a better sleep this winter
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Five ways to get a better sleep this winter

LARGE parts of Australia woke to their coldest morning of the year over the weekend, and the winter chill is set to continue well into this week. On Sunday, Sydney had its coldest morning of the year with Sydney Olympic Park a frosty 1.2C at 6.30am, while Brisbane dropped to 5.2C for its coldest morning...

Why Sleep is So Important After the Holiday Season
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Why Sleep is So Important After the Holiday Season

How to reset your body clock and get back into routine after the holidays For many of us, the cost of Christmas is not just measured on our exorbitant credit card statements and expanded waistlines. For many Australians, a few weeks of carefree partying, overseas holidays, impromptu visits, late nights or lazy sleep-ins have also...

7 Steps to Surviving (and sleeping) Summer Nights
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7 Steps to Surviving (and sleeping) Summer Nights

https://krisabbey.com/7-steps-to-surviving-and-sleeping-summer-nights/ Forget the usual markers like the end of the school year, buying sun-screen in bulk and prepping for the festive season. Those long, hot nights when sleep seems impossible are the true marker that Australia’s summer is here. Unless you have air-conditioning or live in a double-brick basement, chances are you’re already feeling the...

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6 ways to get more sleep this summer and still enjoy the party season

With a bit of planning you can still catch enough zzzzzzz… https://www.nowtolove.co.nz/health/body/how-to-get-more-sleep-this-summer-party-season-39828 It’s that time of the year again: last minute deadlines at work, parties with friends, long celebratory lunches and yet another glass of something fizzy because, come on, it’s nearly the holidays.   From early December until the middle of January, life is...

How to get good quality rest while traveling
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How to get good quality rest while traveling

Flying can be extremely stressful. Help reduce anxiety, back and neck pain by taking on board my in-flight tips. For some people anxiety starts as we wait for our ride to the airport, so start preparing early with simple breathing techniques which you can continue to do once you get on the plane: Inhale to allow your lungs...

Does your friend have Post Natal Depression?
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Does your friend have Post Natal Depression?

11 signs your friend might have PND and what you can you do to help her.  Adjusting to parenthood is tough going and it’s natural for parents – both mums and dads – to feel overwhelmed by their new normal. But when the baby blues last longer than a few weeks or so, it’s important...

How many of these sleep mistakes will you make this week?
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How many of these sleep mistakes will you make this week?

Sleep Coach Cheryl Fingleson wants everyone to get a good night’s rest – so make sure you don’t commit any of these sleep sins 1. Watching TV late at night Most of us watch far too much television in the evening, and streaming apps like Netflix encourage us to keep on watching and skip our...

The 4 stages of sleep your body needs tonight!
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The 4 stages of sleep your body needs tonight!

Sleep Cycles – Let me explain why each one is so important: Imagine you’re taking it easy when you’re tucked up in bed every night? Sleeping soundly without a care in the world? Sorry to shatter your illusions, but your body is probably working harder than at any other time during the day or night. In...

Dreams and sleep – The surprising reason dreams really are important
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Dreams and sleep – The surprising reason dreams really are important

The surprising reason dreams are important: they help us process emotion and learn new things says sleep experts Matthew Walker and Cheryl Fingleson We all know people who insist they never dream. Well, they’re dreaming! Everyone has dreams – we just don’t always remember them. But apart from helping us live out some seriously kooky...

How to sleep snugly and soundly
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How to sleep snugly and soundly

Cheryl the Sleep Coach shares her best advice to getting a good night’s sleep. Last week I visited The Weekend Wakeup to talk about how to sleep snugly and soundly now that winter is approaching. Access the podcast here: Cheryl Fingleson at The Weekend Wakeup 6PR: How to sleep snugly and soundly https://www.6pr.com.au/podcast/how-to-sleep-snugly-and-soundly/